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Ceremonial Sabre

Accession Number
1998/1.66

Title
Ceremonial Sabre

Artist(s)
Mongelima

Object Creation Date
20th century

Medium & Support
iron or steel blade with metal and cloth wrapped wood handle, and leather strap

Dimensions
33 7/8 in x 3 1/8 in (86 cm x 8 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich

Label copy
Metal blade with linear patterns along length; incised design down center on one side; opposite side has pattern at hilt; wood handle wrapped in metal and cloth with accretions; leather strap attached to hilt with wire.

Primary Object Classification
Metalwork

Collection Area
African

Rights
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Keywords
weaponry

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